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Michigan Coalition for Responsible Gun Owners

Celebrating TWENTY years of
“Promoting safe use and ownership of firearms through education, litigation, and legislation”
1996 – 2016

Places to Avoid While Armed

Certain businesses in Michigan have either posted no-guns ‘signs’ or have indicated in their ‘business policy’ that persons lawfully licensed to carry concealed firearms for self defense are not welcome on their property or within their place of business.

This policy of denying Michigan’s most upstanding and law abiding men and women the right to resist criminal attack while shopping or doing business does not create a safe environment, as only law-abiding citizens will obey their signs. “No-Guns” signs simply mean that criminals have a lot less to worry about and may even be emboldened to commit armed criminal acts in these so-called “gun free environments”.

Although most businesses in Michigan have chosen not to post discriminatory signs against concealed pistol license holders, some have. Even though these businesses have the right to post no firearms allowed signs, it does NOT mean that they are “gun free environments” as criminals intent on robbery, or worse, will continue to be armed.View List

Executive Director’s Message

In recent weeks, Walmart, Meijer, and some other business have begun to ask people not to open carry in their stores. Open carry has been a debated topic among MCRGO members for years. Many people believe it’s only done for attention and in response to the bans ask, “Who cares?” Here’s why all of us should care: Read More

Michigan & National News

The Supreme Court is about to hear the biggest guns case in over a decade
2019/11/25 – Vox
The Court is poised to fulfill the NRA’s Second Amendment fantasies.

Detroit Justifiable Homicides 25x National Average, Murders Lowest in 50 years
2019/11/01 – Ammoland
In 2018, Detroit had 25 times the national average of reported justifiable homicides. The police chief of Detroit, James Craig, supports the residents’ right to self defense. He supports the issuance of concealed carry permits.

Bills to make CPLs optional, allow concealed carry in gun-free zones clear Michigan House committee
2019/10/22 – MLive
Michigan residents could carry a concealed firearm without a permit and in locations where it’s currently prohibited under legislation passed out of the House Military, Veterans and Homeland Security Committee Tuesday.

U.S. Supreme Court overturns Michigan gerrymandering ruling
2019/10/21 – MLive
The U.S. Supreme Court has overturned a lower court’s ruling that called for the redrawing of several Michigan Congressional and legislative districts ahead of the 2020 election.